Best Music Software of 2019
Virtual DJ is a range of audio/video mixing software developed by Atomix Productions Inc. for use by mobile and club DJs. The software is also exclusively repackaged for Numark, called Numark CUE.
Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems.
Ardour is a free, open-source and advanced audio editing suite.
Music Maker Jam 🆓
Music Maker JAM is a free music app for intuitive and mobile song creation using professional loops.
GarageBand is a line of digital audio workstations for macOS and iOS that allows users to create music or podcasts. GarageBand is developed and sold by Apple Inc. for macOS, and is part of the iLife software suite.
DJ Studio 🆓
DJStudio is a free, robust and powerful party-proof virtual turntable for DJs which enables you to mix, remix, scratch, loop or pitch your music in the palm of your hands. Designed to be user friendly, social and responsive, you now have the keys to mix your music and rule the party.
VLC Media Player 🆓
VLC media player is a free and open-source, portable and cross-platform media player and streaming media server developed by the VideoLAN project. VLC is available for desktop operating systems and mobile platforms, such as Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Phone, Android, Tizen, iOS. VLC is also available on digital distribution platforms such as Apple’s App Store, Google Play and Windows Store.
iTunes is a free application for Mac and PC. It plays all your digital music and video. It syncs content to your iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV. And it’s an entertainment superstore that stays open 24/7.
Quicktime Player 🆓
QuickTime Player, from Apple, allows the playback of QuickTime movie files (.mov) and lots of other file formats including, audio, still images, graphics, and virtual reality (VR) movies. The new QuickTime Player not only delivers crisp quality, but the app is easy to use with a simple interface. No set up is required for QuickTime Player for network streaming content. Instead, QuickTime Player automatically determines what the connection speed of your system is and then chooses the highest possible quality stream for the amount of bandwidth that you have available. QuickTime Player is automatically configured to resume playback, if for some reason you ever lose a connection whilst watching streaming video.
The KMPlayer is a versatile media player which can cover various types of container format such as VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, and QuickTime among others. It handles a wide range of subtitles and allows you to capture audio, video, and screenshots in many ways. The player provides both internal and external filters with a fully controlled environment in terms of connections to other splitters, decoders, audio/video transform filters and renderers without grappling with the DirectShow merit system. Internal filters are not registered to user’s system to keep it from being messed up with system filters. In December 2008 KMPlayer was bought by Pandora.tv, and continues to be made available as freeware.
MusicBee makes it easy to organize, find and play music files on your computer, on portable devices and on the web. MusicBee lets you play your music the way you want to hear it, and makes managing a large collection of files easy.
Ecoute is a standalone music player application for macOS and iOS.
Tomahawk is a modern-looking audio player and music management application that enables you to easily share songs you like with your friends. With most multimedia found on the Internet and more and more individuals having access to it, audio and video players have adapted, giving you the possibility to listen to your favorite tunes through direct streaming. Tomahawk is a suitable example with an intuitive design and various features for an enhanced audio experience.
Pandora gives you a personalized music experience that continually evolves with your tastes. Create stations from your favorite songs, artists or genres. Or search browse to find recommended stations for your mood or activity.
With Spotify, you have access to a world of music. You can listen to artists and albums, or create your own playlist of your favorite songs. Want to discover new music? Choose a ready-made playlist that suits your mood or get personalized recommendations.
iHeartRadio has unlimited music and thousands of radio stations all in one app. Download iHeartRadio today and listen to top radio stations, music, news, podcasts, sports, talk and comedy shows. iHeartRadio is easy to use and best of all it’s FREE.
TuneIn Radio 🆓
Stream your favorite radio stations, listen to the latest hit new podcasts, and stream NFL radio, NCAA college football, NBA or NHL games live with TuneIn online radio! With 100,000+ AM & FM online radio stations, TuneIn offers sports news radio, podcasts and free music streaming from around the world. Stream NFL radio and sports talk radio, listen to NPR, BBC and other local radio stations, including FM and AM radio, NBA talk radio. Explore a new podcast, stream NBA games, or enjoy music streaming anytime, anywhere. Stream your favorite radio stations, listen to the latest hit new podcasts, and stream NFL radio, NCAA college football, NBA or NHL games live with TuneIn online radio! With 100,000+ AM & FM online radio stations, TuneIn offers sports news radio, podcasts and free music streaming from around the world. Stream NFL radio and sports talk radio, listen to NPR, BBC and other local radio stations, including FM and AM radio, NBA talk radio. Explore a new podcast, stream NBA games, or enjoy music streaming anytime, anywhere.
SoundCloud is the world’s largest music and audio streaming platform – 150 million tracks and growing. With a buzzing community of artists and musicians constantly uploading new music, SoundCloud is where you can find the next big artists alongside chart-topping albums, live sets, and mixes for every occasion.
Pithos is a native Pandora Radio client for Linux. It’s much more lightweight than the Pandora.com web client, and integrates with desktop features such as media keys, notifications, and the sound menu.
Musixmatch is the world’s largest collection of song lyrics used by millions of people to get instant synchronised lyrics for Youtube, Spotify, Pandora and more. You can also now use it to get song translations on the go.
Shazam is one of the world’s most popular apps, used by hundreds of millions of people each month to instantly identify music that’s playing and see what others are discovering. All for free. And that’s just the beginning: One-tap access to video clips, song lyrics, related tracks and streaming services, where you can listen to your Shazams in full or buy them. Top artists like Adele, Kendrick Lamar, Demi Lovato, are using Shazam to find new music, and you can follow them to share in the thrill of discovery.